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Gene Symbol CYP19A1
Synonyms ARO | ARO1 | CPV1 | CYAR | CYP19 | CYPXIX | P-450AROM
Gene Description CYP19A1, cytochrome P450 family 19 subfamily A member 1, is an aromatase member of the cytochrome P450 gene superfamily, which catalyzes the rate-limiting step in the conversion of androgens to estrogens (PMID: 29363090). CYP19A1 amplification and/or overexpression has been observed in estrogen receptor positive breast cancer (PMID: 29363090, PMID: 28112739).
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